Donald Trump

Glorious Leader Demands Treason Charges For Schiff

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at the whistleblower tonight and accused Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of treason. Trump also demanded to learn who else in the White House had provided information to the whistleblower in the thread. The whistleblower is expected to meet with Congress later this week. Trump had earlier suggested that the whistleblower should be punished …

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Trump: You Can’t Impeach Me, I’m Much Too Fabulous

The Washington Post‘s Philip Rucker nails it: Donald Trump is not the first American president staring down impeachment to nurse a deep sense of persecution and self-pity. But he is the first to broadcast that mentality to the world. Trump has been determined to cast himself as a singular victim in a warped reality – a portrayal that seems part …

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Stormy To Get $450K After Arrest By Pro-Trump Cops

The New York Daily News reports: Porn star Stormy Daniels will be paid $450,000 to settle her lawsuit against an Ohio city after she was arrested during a performance at a strip club in 2018, her lawyer said Friday. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, agreed to drop all of her claims in a civil suit against Columbus related …

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Far-Right Trolls On Mission To Unmask Whistleblower

The Washington Post reports: The looming battle over President Trump’s potential impeachment has sparked an online hunt in the far-right corners of the Web as self-styled Internet sleuths race to identify the anonymous person Trump has likened to a treasonous spy. Their guesses have been scattershot, conspiratorial and often untethered from reality, spanning a wide range of such unlikely contenders …

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Connecticut Newspaper Calls On Trump To Resign

From the editorial board of the Connecticut Post: The proper next step for the president is clear. He should resign. He has repeatedly proven himself unfit for office and appears to view the presidency as a position meant to benefit himself personally, not as one that must represent the interests of an entire nation. Because there’s almost no chance he …

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Trump Rages About “Do Nothing Democrat Savages”

Raw Story reports: Donald Trump kicked off Saturday morning on Twitter by calling the Democrats “Savages” and saying Republicans should have treated former President Barack Obama as badly as he has been treated. According to the president, “Can you imagine if these Do Nothing Democrat Savages, people like Nadler, Schiff, AOC Plus 3, and many more, had a Republican Party …

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Flake: 35 GOP Senators Would “Privately” Impeach

NPR reports: Former Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said on Friday at least 35 Republican senators might support impeachment. Flake says he made his comments after Republican political consultant Mike Murphy told MSNBC that if it were a secret vote, at least 30 Republican senators would vote to impeach Trump. “I said, ‘No. That’s probably low balling. It could be 35.’ …

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Mitch McConnell: If The House Votes To Impeach Trump, The Senate “Has No Choice” But To Conduct His Trial

The Associated Press reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that if the House goes ahead and impeaches President Donald Trump, the Senate “has no choice” but to conduct a trial to determine whether the president is removed from office. The Kentucky Republican told NPR on Friday that “if the House were to act, the Senate immediately goes into a …

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Vanity Fair: Impeachment Brings “Bedlam” To Fox News

Quite the eye-opening piece from Vanity Fair: This morning, Sean Hannity told friends the whistle-blower’s allegations are “really bad,” a person briefed on Hannity’s conversations told me. (Hannity did not respond to a request for comment). And according to four sources, Fox Corp CEO Lachlan Murdoch is already thinking about how to position the network for a post-Trump future. A …

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Impeachment Vote Could Come By Thanksgiving

The Washington Post reports: House Democratic leaders are eyeing a fast-paced investigation into the possible impeachment of President Trump, instructing the committees handling the probe to wrap up their findings within weeks in hopes of concluding before the holiday season. Multiple Democratic lawmakers and congressional aides said there is no formal timeline for the inquiry, but the “need for speed,” …

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Kremlin Worries US Will Publish Trump/Putin Transcripts

The Associated Press reports: Russia voiced hope Friday that the U.S. administration wouldn’t publish private conversations between the two nations’ presidents, like it did with Ukraine. The rough transcript of Trump’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy released by the White House Wednesday shows that Trump urged Ukraine to “look into” his Democratic political rival Joe Biden. The July 25 …

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Trump Issues Bizarre Misspelled Rant On Misspellings

Mediaite reports: It seems that CNN claimed that Trump misspelled “little” as “liddle.” The word “liddle” however, is not a word found in any reputable dictionary, though the Commander in Chief is clearly using a unique spelling on purpose, as he has used that term before. The other problem for Trump is that CNN did not accurately cite the use …

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Hillary Clinton: Trump Is A “Corrupt Human Tornado”

CBS News reports: Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton calls President Trump a “threat” to the country’s standing in the world and a “corrupt human tornado,” in an interview with Jane Pauley for “CBS Sunday Morning” to be broadcast September 29. In a wide-ranging interview with Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, about their new book, …

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NEW POLL: Support For Impeachment Spikes 13 Points

Morning Consult reports: Voter support for impeachment matched its highest point of Donald Trump’s presidency as he faced a whistleblower allegation that he pressured Ukraine’s president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, with more impeachment supporters than ever before saying he committed an impeachable offense, according to Morning Consult/Politico polling. The new Sept. 24-26 poll of 1,640 registered voters …

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Booker: Some GOP Senators Will Back Impeachment

Politico reports: Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, a Democratic presidential hopeful, said on Thursday he was convinced that an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump could gain bipartisan support among his colleagues in the upper chamber. “And I think that we are just on the foothills of a mountain of evidence that will come out in the coming days …

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LIVE VIDEO: Intel Chief Testifies Before House Panel

CBS News reports: The nation’s top intelligence official is expected to face fierce interrogation from lawmakers on Thursday morning over his decision to withhold a whistleblower’s complaint about a phone call between President Trump and Ukraine’s leader that has prompted congressional Democrats to open a formal impeachment inquiry. Joseph Maguire, the acting director of national intelligence, will be testifying before …

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Trump Claims Impeachment Will “Crash” Stock Markets

Fox Business reports: President Trump said Thursday stock markets would “crash” if he were to be impeached. The president was reacting to a tweet of a Wednesday segment from FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria,” in which Karl Rove, who served as a senior adviser to former President George W. Bush, discussed the impact of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s formal impeachment …

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Axios: Trump’s Anti-Biden Plan Is Hillary 2016 2.0

A keen observation from Axios: President Trump is reviving his 2016 playbook, trying to sully or smear the Biden family reputation, like he did with the Clintons during his last campaign. When Trump was running against Hillary Clinton, he seized on her email servers and past scandals. He hammered her on the issue, and used it to define her with …

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Hillary Clinton: Trump Has Betrayed The United States

Fox News (LOL) reports: Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said President Trump “has betrayed our country” following the White House’s release of a transcript of the call he had with Ukraine’s president in July, that showed he sought a review of the Biden family’s business dealings. The former secretary of state tweeted that her words were “not a political statement — …

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Justin Amash: This Isn’t About The Transcript Of A Call

The Hill reports: Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) on Tuesday responded to President Trump shortly after House Democrats formally launched an impeachment inquiry against him, telling Trump that “it’s not about the transcript of a call.” Amash previously called for impeaching Trump on the grounds that the president obstructed justice in his attempts to impede former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation …

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